Enforcements for Department of Ecology
|Case||Agency||Violation/Result||Penalty Amount||Laws RCW|
|2013-018||Department of Ecology||
Violation: A former employee of the Department of Ecology may have violated RCW 42.52.160 when she used state resources for personal gain. Evidence indicated she used state resources to schedule and conduct massages for massage therapy certification.
Result: Settlement approved on January 10, 2014 for a civil penalty of $1,950.
|2008-027||Department of Ecology||
Violation: Former Washington State Department of Ecology employee violated RCW 42.52.080 when she accepted a job with a private contractor.
Result: Settlement approved on September 11, 2009 for a Civil penalty of $250.
|2015-024||Department of Ecology||
Violation: A Regional Director with the Department of Ecology may have provided a special privilege and created a conflict of interest when he participated in the hiring process that ultimately resulted in the hiring of two of his friends.
Result: A settlement agreement was approved on March 24, 2017 imposing a civil penalty of $2,000 with $1,000 suspended.
|$2,000||RCW 42.52.020, RCW 42.52.070|
|2016-017||Department of Ecology||
Violation: A Forms and Records Analyst may have violated the Act when she used state resources for personal benefit.
Result: An agreed settlement was approved on July 14, 2017 imposing a civil penalty of $1,500 with $750 suspended.